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HUGE WIND AND SOLAR PIPELINE COULD MAKE COAL POWER 'EXTINCT' IN AUSTRALIA BY 2040
Australia’s renewable energy development pipeline has grown to a record 133GW, prompting leading Norwegian-based energy analyst Rystad Energy to predict that coal-fired generation in Australia may be ‘extinct’ by 2040.
WIND AND SOLAR OUTPUT BEAT BROWN COAL IN AUSTRALIA FOR FIRST TIME IN SEPTEMBER QUARTER
The combined output of wind and solar generation has beaten brown coal for the first time over a quarterly period in Australia's main grid, according to new data from energy consultancy Energy Synapse.
AUSTRALIA IS THE RUNAWAY GLOBAL LEADER IN BUILDING NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY
"In Australia, renewable energy is growing at a per capita rate ten times faster than the world average. Between 2018 and 2020, Australia will install more than 16 gigawatts of wind and solar, an average rate of 220 watts per person per year."
AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST SOLAR AND BATTERY FARM OPENS IN KERANG, IMPROVES ENERGY SECURITY
Australia's largest integrated battery and solar farm was officially opened in Victoria's north on Friday.
AUSTRALIA'S OBSESSION WITH CHEAP SOLAR IS DERAILING THE MARKET, INSIDERS SAY
Rooftop solar industry veterans say Australia has become a dumping ground for poor-quality solar products and some are questioning
the regulatory oversight of household rooftop solar installers and products.
Article by Liz Hobday and Sybillia Gross, ABC News Australia
FIRST AUSTRALIAN SOLAR FARM IN ANTARCTICA OPENS AT CASEY RESEARCH STATION
The first Australian Solar Farm in Antarctica was switched on Sunday, March 19 at Casey Research Station.
WORK BEGINS ON WARWICK SOLAR FARM -UQ'S TICKET TO 100% RENEWABLES
Works have begun on a University of Queensland-owned 64MW solar farm that – once completed – will help make UQ the first major university in the world to offset 100 per cent of its electricity usage through its own renewable energy assets. - Article by Sophie Vorrath, RenewEconomy
AUSTRALIA'S FIRST SOLAR TO HYDROGEN-BASED MICROGRID GETS NEARLY $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING
A grant of nearly $1 million has been announced for a 100% renewable energy project which will see the World Heritage-listed Daintree
Rainforest reduce its reliance on diesel fuel to generate power.
- Story by Marjia Maisch, PV Magazine Australia
AUSTRALIA CAN BE POWERED 100% BY RENEWABLES BY EARLY 2030s, SAYS GARNAUT
(Renew Economy) Leading economist and climate change policy expert Professor Ross Garnaut says that Australia could be powered 100 per cent
by “intermittent” renewables by the early 2030s,and have a grid that is both reliable and secure and cheaper than it is now
- Giles Parkinson
'LAND NO ONE ELSE WANTS' GETS SOLAR AS COAL, NUKES DIE
"(Bloomberg) -- For two decades, coal has been pulled from a Bent Mountain mine in eastern Kentucky. But in a startling move in the heart of coal country, a rival -- solar -- is preparing to move on to the land."